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Iowa couple arrested after marijuana, mushroom lab found

Jul. 23, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

BLUE GRASS, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa woman who summoned police to her house in Blue Grass on a separate complaint ended up being arrested along with her boyfriend after officers found a marijuana-growing lab and mushrooms there. Police arrested Ilana Sylvie Poulin,...

3 decades later, Georgia man is charged with killing boy, 8

Jul. 23, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been arrested more than 30 years after an 8-year-old boy was found dead in the woods of an Atlanta suburb. James Michael Coates, 56, faces multiple charges, including murder and aggravated child molestation in the 1988...

Iowa man with guns at Chicago hotel 'didn’t mean to startle'

Jul. 23, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An Iowa man arrested by Chicago police for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking a Lake Michigan beach told officers he “didn’t mean to startle anyone" and simply forgot to remove the firearms from a bag while packing for a trip to the city, police...

Arrest of Florida man made in southwest Missouri killing

Jul. 23, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Florida truck driver has been arrested in the February shooting death of a man in downtown Springfield, police there said. Thomas Haynes, 45, was arrested Thursday in Springfield on charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in...

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 men on Oklahoma interstate

Jul. 23, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man wanted in the shooting of two Arkansas men on Interstate 40 in eastern Oklahoma and a carjacking in Oklahoma City has been arrested in Dallas, according to Oklahoma City police. Lee King, 27, was arrested Thursday by U.S. marshals who, with...

El Salvador seeks arrest of former president for corruption

Jul. 23, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador have issued an arrest warrant for former president Salvador Sánchez Cerén on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado said Thursday the charges are related to crimes...

Rep. Hank Johnson arrested in Washington voting law protest

Jul. 22, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A suburban Atlanta congressman was among nine people arrested Thursday for blocking the door of a Senate office building in Washington while protesting inaction on Democratic voting law proposals. U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Lithonia Democrat, said in a...

DA: NYPD sergeant punched 2 men who got nasty with police

Jul. 22, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police sergeant was charged Thursday with beating two handcuffed men after they lashed out at police — one spitting at officers, the other using racial slurs — in separate incidents in the last two years. Sgt. Phillip Wong, a...

Miami dismisses S Williams after arrest on battery charges

Jul. 22, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami has dismissed second-year freshman safety Avantae Williams from the football program after his arrest on battery charges. The school issued a statement Thursday on Williams' dismissal. That came hours after announcing he was suspended from all team...

Ex-jail medical assistant arrested on sexual assault charges

Jul. 22, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former medical assistant at the Allegheny County Jail is facing charges of institutional sexual assault and indecent assault after three female inmates filed complaints about the man. Shiquille Desesso was arrested Thursday and was awaiting...